MSSU's Chapter of Phi Eta Sigma
Phi Eta Sigma is an American freshman honor society. It was founded at the University of Illinois on March 22, 1923. It is the oldest and largest freshman honor society and now has more than 375,000 chapters. MSSU hosts a chapter of Phi Eta Sigma and to qualify:
- Full-time first year students must attain a 3.5 cumulative GPA during either their fall or spring semester of their first year.
- Membership is by invitation and induction only.
- Once students pledge membership to Phi Eta Sigma, they are members for life.
To join Phi Eta Sigma
Freshmen who receive an invitation to join need to go to the First-Year Experience office located in 315 Hearnes Hall to complete a membership application and pay his or her one-time only dues. The deadline to join is Friday, May 12th at 5:00 PM. Members will receive a certificate of membership, a lapel pin or a charm, a Phi Eta Sigma t-shirt, and a forum book. An induction ceremony will be held each April to formerly induct new members in to the chapter.